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CSPAN
Nov 8, 2012 9:00am EST
and st. louis and st. louis city. in west virginia, they elected him governor, democratic senators, including reelecting mentioned who got 61% and yet the president topped out at 36% to 25% difference between joe manchin and the president spoke in west virginia. so just where to get your comments on ticket splitting in general and then maybe west virginia. >> i think you've got three different things in two different situations. unicom in missouri, let's face it, todd akin contaminated the environment and made it very, very hard for, you know, i think it didn't really help of the republicans in the state, and nationally for that matter. but the thing is in places like montana and west virginia, when, you know, you have democrats who could have told you on january 1 -- i'm sore, well, could have told you four years ago that president obama's going to be a liability in my state, and i'm going, i'm not going to have to put, there never will be any lack of distance between me and him at any point, and so there's no, you know, it's not like they have been cozying up to him and then comi
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
and a sunday in boston. that warmth from kansas city and memphis, that will start pushing our way. i will talk about that in a few minutes. steve? >> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy, gas rationing in effect only a quarter of the city's stations were open after the storm. that was complicated by the nor'easter that blanketed the region with snow. >> with gasoline difficult to come by, gas rationing in newark city and long island. drivers have increasingly -- in new york city and long island. drivers have increasingly short fuses. >> if you run up in a few hours. >> @ since apiece as a man pushes his -- a tense piece after a man pushes his car to the promised land. more than 500,000 customers across the region are living without power and many also need gas to keep generators running in frigid temperatures. >> 90% is not a victory. the 10% who do not have power is not a defeat. we will keep working and keep pushing the utility companies every day until that number is 0. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg is taking action, starting at gas rationing system. gas will be rationed stupid d
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
of nation's busiest commuter train systems, suspended all of its service. new york city police urged resints to leave low lying neighborhoods. a lot of people, though, are staying behind because they're worried about looting. >> the snow is only adding to the misery for people who haven't had power or gas in 11 days because of sandy. the ripping winds, pounding surf and wet rain stunned people in oyster bay. that community is just one of many the on long island where power outages persist. some wonder if power will be restoer restored by thanksgiving. >> it's unbelievable to go from a hurricane to a nor'easter and driving in the snow in a week, same ten days. it's pretty unbelievable. >> utility companies are working around the clock to try to restore power and get the heat turned on as quickly as possible. >>> traveling by airplane is not easy as well there. are a new round of flight delays and cancellations. >> airlines cancelled at least 1,300 flights out of the new york area. megan, how bad is it? >> reporter: well, we're seeing about six cancellations right now up on the board. we're se
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
to a foot of the wind-driven heavy snow. still snowing in long island. along new york city, they had up to six to seven inches of snow as well as much of new jersey. and now locally on our radar, we had just a few areas of some flurries, a little bit of sleet activity, some sprinkles. that's pretty much ended, just getting a sprinkle here, northeastern maryland. south of salisbury getting a few flurries now, and temperatures are above freezing thankfully. but it is cold. upper 30s, wind gusting to around 15 miles an hour will increase during the afternoon, gusting 25 to 30 as we climb into the low 50s and we'll get some sunshine back during the afternoon. i'm back in ten minutes. first 4 traffic now with danella. good morning. >> good morning. still watching on the accident as you travel northbound fairfax county parkway approaching the dulles toll road. this is closer to sunrise valley drive. the northbound lanes are blocked by a three-vehicle crash in that area. still seeing delays grow as you travel northbound on fairfax county parkway. i would skip it, avoid it and take reston parkw
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
exploded in the last number of years, but now the city is proposing new regulations. >> reporter: i'm bruce leshan in d.c. where some popular food trucks say some proposed regulations could drive them out of business. >> if the public did not want us here, we would not be here. >> from the curb to the end of the sidewalk how much face do we have? >> reporter: the city's proposal would ban food trucks with less than 10 feet of unobstructed space on the sidewalks. we found eight out of 10 of the most popular food trucks spots where customers want food trucks to be would not be legal under the proposed regulations. >> it has nothing to do with trying to limit their ability to conduct business in the city. >> reporter: they are making money, paying taxes, employing hundreds and feeding thousands. >> i've only had a bite of the chef special, but it was very good. >> i think they're really convenient. >> i love the food trucks. they've got delicious food. they're where you need to be for lunch. >> reporter: the question is whether they will be able to stay. in d.c. bruce leshan, 9 news
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
brand of pain. starting tomorrow drivers in new york city with license plate numbers ending in odd numbers can get gas. on saturday, folks with even numbers. right now only 25% of the gas stations are open. >> our own reporter bruce leshan knows what it's like to have to start over apartment tree crashed down on his home during superstorm sandy forcing him and his family out. >> reporter: i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home. i'm hope wag i've learned is going to help other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of poplars. but all around the neighborhood now the chain saws are buzzing, the cranes are lifting the logs out of people's back yards. my neighbors are all scared that what happened to me might happen to them. and so they're taking out this tree now. later in the afternoon, this one will come down. luckily my wife had decided to ride out the storm down in the basement, because this was my bedroom. this crisis has convinced me that my friends and neighbors are the best ever. they helped me move into this house just a few block
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
shift here are surprised. >> it is a lot for the city. but this area is always okay. i mean there is always a lot of police around all the time because of the clubs. i don't know how someone would be bold enough to try to rob anybody at that time in the morning. >> police say they were last seen on 19th and k. before the area was busy this morning. at that time they sent out a tweet looking for several people in a white or silver lincoln. apparently, they were armed. >> at some point, some of the victims were leaving and the suspects were in a vehicle, and one of the suspects fired a shot at the victim's vehicle. >> reporter: the vehicle ended up here on history and madison. when they tried to flag down authorities. >> police say no one was seriously injured. they add the victim's black suv happened to end up blocks from the white house. less than a mile away from where it all started. it is still unclear why the victims were targeted twice and where the suspects fled from here. in northwest, 9 news. >> police are looking for a lincoln with dc license plates ec0-424. if you
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
tracking how those cuts could affect the cities and counties in virginia. >> we still haven't recovered from the last recession, but washington was not as harshly impacted as other parts of the country because federal spending kept people employed here, but now ironically instead of our salvation that, connection could be a curse. schools in northern virginia could take a hit if virginia cuts budgets to offset the fiscal cliff. governor mcdonnell's office directed agencies to identify potential cuts of 4%. 14% of the fairfax county school budget comes from the state. drainsville supervisor john foust says any cut to that would hurt. >> we're going to be concerned about any cut in funding given how tight our budget is, especially given the fact we feel the state is underfunding us now. >> reporter: like the state, fairfax county has asked its departments to also prepare for the fiscal cliff and look for 5% in savings, but the biggest threat to the schools and the northern virginia economy is sequestration. economists predict up to a half a million jobs could be loss in the d.c. area tha
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 7:00pm EST
in and whisked him away. >>> some food truck owners furious tonight over new regulations proposed by city leaders in d.c. the measure they're mad about would ban the trucks from any downtown sidewalk with less than 10 feet of unobstructed sidewalk. the food truck association went up and measured the sidewalks at the 10 most popular spots for those trucks to park and only two passed muster. >> it has nothing to do with trying to limit their ability to conduct business in the city. we are just responsible for the transportation network and making sure that it can be use safely and efficiently. >> the city leaders say they've been talking with those food truck owners trying to work something out. the people have until tuesday to tell the city what think think of these new proposed rules. >>> tonight police are on the hunt for four gunmen who robbed the group of people. this happened around 6:00 this morning, 18th street and jefferson place northwest. >> reporter: i'm surae chinn in northwest washington. i talked with a man who says he was held at gunpoint. the whole ordeal ends with gunfire near
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
and in growing numbers. we are a smarter city than we give ourselves credit for, and we need to get comfortable with that idea. i hope it's because you've been watching more public television, i hope so. [applause] [laughter] but i am sure that there is no better way to take us to the next level than to hear from a literary icon. tom wolfe was born and raised in richmond, virginia, educated at washington university and later learned a ph.d. from yale. he spent his first ten years as a newspaper man mostly doing general assignment reporting, and i bet if i called on many of you, you could easily name his novels; "the right stuff," "in our time," "the bonfire of the vanities" and many more, and now "back to blood" which reflects miami back to all of us. how are we going to react to that? he is credited with the birth of new journalism and the death of the american novel by some. he is the mark twain of our time. how lucky are we to have a moment in time with him? and what better way to start this conversation -- hopefully i can get them to come to the stage -- than with a published author in his
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
of the underpopulated schools which she could recommend for closure which would save the city some money. >>> it is 5:04. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> wall street should be back in full swing today. we'll see what happens when the numbers come out. >> wasn't much of a barn burner yesterday. investors are looking ahead to some new economic news and earnings reports from the likes of cisco systems and home depot. to say the least, stocks finished mixed in light trading. the bond market was closed in honor of veterans day and there were no economic reports to speak of yesterday. checking the numbers, the dow and nasdaq each fell less than a point and the s&p 500 was up fractionally. >>> a major management shake- up. the man thought to be heir apparent for the c.e.o. job is out. the announcement comes barely two weeks after launching the flagship windows 8 operating system. no reason at this time is being given for this departure. >>> here's a way you can save some of your money and energy when you trade in the older nonworking holiday string lights. you have to head to the lo
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
morning washington" on your side. >> a truck bomb and pop kristanna's largest city kills as least one person. -- near talibaafghan soldiers and policemen are dead after authorities say what was carried out by insurgents. five soldiers died when their convoy struck a land mine. >> crews in guatemala search for survivors after an earthquake in the area. it destroyed homes in the area. at least 40 people confirmed dead. a dozen still missing. damage confirmed and all but one of guatemalans states. officials said last night blackout and born us addressin buenos aires. >> 6:16 is the time. in the aftermath of hurricane sandy, frustrations rising. in an area hit hard by the storm. people and a queens neighborhood say they are fed up after a week and a half without electricity. >> when the pipes freeze and water pipes break this is damaged. where is mayor bling board. where is governor cuomo? >> by pann assurance. i expect help. help us. do something for us. >> residents want more police patrols. they said the predators are coming in and stealing items out on a daily basis. an area that has
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
throughout the city that will close their doors for good after the current school year. >> these decisions are difficult, they mean transition. >> reporter: henderson says the schools including mcfarland middle are chosen because of low enrollment. the percentage of the buildings that are actually being used. and the condition of their buildings. >> we want as many of our young people to go to school in a modernized building as possible. >> reporter: when students from the schools that are closing go to the new schools for the 2013/2014 school year, the average school enrollment in d.c. will increase 15% from the current 376 to 432. >> if we reduce the number of our facilities we'll be able to improve the programs that we offer, we'll be able to utilize our staff more efficiently so that we can concentrate on the things that we know move things for kids. >> reporter: though some parents we spoke to at the affected schools like this woman at the high school understood the need to consolidate -- >> students just is off the hook in the school and i don't think half the teachers in here really
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
that remains in a capitol hill. it comes at a cost. at city market in arlington, sue is sing 80% of your business from state and federal employees. the business just barely getting by. >> we have hard times. businesses are not doing too well ready. >> the governor is ordering all state agencies to find a way to trim 4% from her budget. her first thought is the trickle-down. >> if government lays people off, we will have less customers and we will be really in trouble. >> the directive is a pre- emptive measure as fears over the fiscal cliff grow. there's seven weeks before tax increases and spending cuts go into effect but details released by omb painted different picture. if congress failed to act, the economy would shrink by 0.5 of 1% and send the unemployment rate soaring to 9.1%. it is something both sides hope to avoid but has not figured out how. >> raising taxes is unacceptable. it could not even pass the house. i'm not sure will pass the senate. >> state agencies are given two weeks to work on their plan to trim 4% and that is plenty of time. >> the problem is not so much how muc
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
hard to find for so many who need it. >> 77% of fuel stations, gas stations, in new york city, are closed. have run dry. it's being called an unprecedented gas crisis in the city. >>> also, we have gabby giffords' story. she came face-to-face with the man who shot her in court yesterday. her husband said he may have put a bullet in her head. but he can't dent her spirit. we're going to hear from astronaut mark kelly about his former congresswoman wife. >>> the big announcement for walmart that is shaking up holiday shopping. black friday, starting earlier than ever. it's now moving to thursday, on thanksgiving. don't blame the messenger. >> that does not look fun. >> that's not exactly how you want to spend that wonderful, family day. >> all right, folks. >>> let's get right to the escalating gas crisis in the northeast. widespread rationing is expanding to include new york city and long island. abc's john muller is at a gas station right here in manhattan, where the lines have been extraordinarily long. good morning to you, john. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. and they
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
at extending this down 95 toward the dale city. . kenne there's a lot of information including how much this is went across and were you can enter of the express lanes and were you can get off as well. the will of all of that information online just go to wjla.com. reporting live, jummy olabanji come abc 7 news. >> thank you. new at noon, aaa has released its annual thanksgiving holiday travel forecast. 44 million americans will journey 50 miles or more to go home during thanksgiving. that is a 0.7 increase from last year. 90% of americans expected to travel by car. about 7% expected to travel by air. >> factors that are behind these numbers relate primarily to the all know the economy is still sluggish. but there is improvement. >> aaa estimates that gas prices will be about the same as last year. hotel prices will be similar to 2007. the busiest travel day will be wednesday, coming home will be sunday and monday. united states airways holiday travel schedule courtesy of their flight attendants. this ahead of a strike vote, and next wednesday at of the holiday rosh. employees are angry
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
picked up by the radar. we have had reports of sleep at the radar down towards pentagon city. the bulk is up from philadelphia all the way towards new york city. not good for driving there. for us, take a look at the temperatures. 41 in the airport, that windchi windchill, 35 degrees. very cold out here right now. we are seeing light rain n northwest d.c. about a half hour ago. it was also coming down to pretty heavy sleet. your complete forecast coming up in just a minute. >> thanks, doug. >> the governor of new york fired his emergency management director. he apparently diverted crews to remove a tree that had fallen on his driveway in long island last week. this happened shortly after the storm ravaged new york city and crews were responding to thousands of calls all over the place. according to a state official, he wasn't even at home at the time. he was in albany, new york. >> president obama and his family are back at the white house tonight after that re-election vote last night. the obamas were all smiles as they stepped off air force one. before leaving chicago, the president
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 4:30am EST
. the impact on one historic italian city. >>> welcome back. at 4:45 this morning, we're getting a better look caused by the deadly explosion in indiana. it killed two people and injured seven others late saturday night in indianapolis. investigators believe the explosion happened inside this home near that burned out car. the blast obliterated the house itself and the home next door. investigators are trying to determine what sparked that explosion. >> there are many explosions, accidents, and different things, but i have not seen anything with this type of destruction that happened so quickly. >> they suspect that some sort of gas leak caused the explosion. firefighters evacuated more than 200 people from the neighborhood. the explosion damaged or destroyed about three dozen homes. >>> 14 before the hour. this morning a college student is under arrest for scaring people inside a movie theater not far from where the colorado movie theater shootings happened. "the denver post" says the 17-year-old walked into a theater in boulder, colorado, last night wearing a clown hat and a mask of the joke
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
. but buildings in the city might be reaching new heights. congress and the district are beginning a new study to determine whether to change a limitation on how tall a building in the district can be. tom sherwood takes a look now at a plan to change a law that's been in effect since the 1890s. >> reporter: the cairo residential building was built in the 1890s. but its height stunned congress and local officials who imposed a height restriction in the city and passed a law in 1910 that still limits city buildings to about ten stories today. now california congressman darrell issa who oversees d.c. affairs is asking the district and federal national capital planning commission to help decidetaller buildings could be constructed in the city. at a surprise birthday party wednesday for mayor gray, the head of the council's revenue committee, welcomed the new year's long study but with caution. >> what i want to avoid is a crystal city, where you have the monolithic buildings. >> reporter: he suggested new york avenue could be away from neighborhoods. some citizens in the district worry the iconic
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
station. insurgents occasionally launch rockets into the city, but the weapons are not very accurate. >>> new this morning, four people in the hospital after a violent night in northeast washington. the victims are of a triple stabbing and a shooting just three miles apart. the stabbing happened at the 300 block of 51st street just after 1:00 this morning. when the police arrived, they found two women and a child with stab wounds. they are expected to be okay. no word on a suspect there. just minutes later, police got calls for shots fired in the 2000 block of "c" street. they found a man shot in the chest. he is in critical condition. no word on a motive or a suspect in that case. >>> also northeast overnight, firefighters rescued at least one person from a fire in the district. the fire broke out just after midnight in the 1700 block of benning road. firefighters say the small kitchen fire caused heavy smoke. three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. they are expected to be okay. >>> it has been a long time coming for drivers in virginia. today is a ribbon cuttin
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00am EST
. the city doesn't have enough resources to keep up with this ever growing population. he's calling for a plan that would shift paramedics and ambulances depending on whether it's peak or off peak time. more personnel on the street during the off-peak times. the president of d.c. firefighters association about the proposed changes. he says the plan won't work because people can't plan for emergencies. >> 12 minutes after 11:00 is the time right now. congress returns to work today waiting the fiscal cliff. it may be the most important piece of business but what will be the first piece. >> we are more than a week away from thanksgiving. with that said, tsa said this morning they want to help travelers get ready. how? stay >>> back to business for congress. lawmakers are back in washington and about to be part of the most important lame duck session of congress in recent history. they will try to reach a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. congress will tend to other important business as well. both parties meet tomorrow morning to decide on leadership positions. the house will t
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm EST
much those taxes can go up. tom sherwood now here with that story. >> jim, the city already has a limit of 10%, but council member jack evans wants to make it 5%. since 2006 the district has capped annual homeowner tax increases at 10% to help the homeowners stay in their homes. but with the city's economy rebounding, even booming, from the national economic slowdown, rising house prices are putting more pressure on those taxpayers. now d.c. council finance and revenue chairman jack evan says he wants legislation this year to limit homeowner property tax increases to 5% a year, not 10%. as long as someone stays in their homes. >> no one should be paying 10% more in property taxes every year, year in, year out. people who have been here in the tough times deserve to stay here in the good times. that's what this bill is intended to help. people have been here in the tough times, who we want to stay here in the good times and not be priced out. >> reporter: evans discussed his tax relief even as mayor vincent gray was announcing a plan to add 100,000 new jobs in the city within five years.
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
.c. judge sentenced the former city council chairman to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. that happened hours after a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. he resigned from the council. >>> now to the ever widening scandal that started with david petraeus resignation as c.i.a. director. the man who replaced petraeus in afghanistan general john allen hoped to be the next nato supreme allied commander in europe. however, his nomination to that post is now on hold while investigators look into e-mails general allen exchanged with jill kelley and whether they were inappropriate. yes, kelley is the same florida woman who reported threatening e-mails to the f.b.i. leaving agents to discover the source of those e-mails paula broadwell. and, yes, paula broadwell is the woman who was having an affair with david petraeus. both allen and kelley deny there was anything sexual about their relationship. >>>
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
.-mon. timeframe. cloudy and chile and the possibility of some rain. 33 in the city. low clouds and as high -- as low as 28. a few high clouds, 47-52 degrees. check out the numbers, still below average. in the 50's and there's the chance of rain on sunday. that system is developing and we will carve out more details for you. as the system passes by, a big trouble the wednesday. now it is dry and mild. temperatures in the 50's and partly sunny skies. >> still ahead peopeople magazine named the "sexiest man alive." and turning an old tragedy in to help for other fire victims. she is 9 years old. >> you have to >> if you have been waiting for d.c. cabs to accept credit cards you have to wait longer. >> the plan to get smart meters in caps by inauguration day is on hold. a tauscher barrack explains. >> so many people anticipated this but they are so upset not only because of what happened with and d.c. government and an employee, this is such an inconvenience for so many people. you were supposed to be able to pay with credit card by inauguration day in january. that is not happening. >> in the
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 7:00am PST
at 11:00 this morning. at 1:00 this afternoon, the city the petaluma will hold a parade through the downtown area. a ceremony in san leandro at 11:00 a.m. and today's san jose's 94th annual veterans day parade beginning with opening ceremonies at 11:00 this morning. the parade gets moving at noon starting near hp pavilion. in 15 minutes, we'll talk with parade organizers about what's in store for this year's event. >>> an emotional weekend for friends, family and supporters of a 15-year-old young man killed three years ago. last night a vigil in honor of michael russell in san jose. russell was a sophomore at santa theresa high school when he was stabbed to death allegedly by two classmates in november 2009. three years later the accused killers now adults still have to stand trial. russell's family says they want justice. >> we want this for michael. that's what he deserves and that's what we're here for. as a family, we won't stop fighting for that. michael deserves it. we're going to get it. he was just a 15-year-old boy. he wasn't going to harm anybody. he wasn't doing any w
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
car bombings went off in four cities. officials say the dead include soldiers, police, and civilians. dozens more people were wounded in these attacks. so far no one claiming responsibilty for the bombings. >> 6:05 right now. let's check news in the day ahead. maryland voters said grow expanding gambling last week, and today maryland live casino will lay out plans to open table games. john gonzalez has more, live in hanover this morning. john? >> well, cynne even though question seven passed last week by a slight margin, the issue of expanding gambling here in maryland could still end up in the courts, the developer that develops the casino live here behind us in hanover, maryland quite frankly believes it was unfair to decide to build a major casino so close close by in prince george's county, so they were adamantly against question seven. but it is bittersweet for the company, because now they can add tables games here at their casino. officials will unveil that plan later this morning, which includes 125 table games 24-hour g
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
lines in new york city and long island, gas rationing starts this morning. they'll be able to buy gas on alternate days according to their license numbers. the odd and even system is similar to one being imposed by new jersey. >>> voters in new jersey have until 8:00 tonight to e-mail or fax their ballots. voters eligible for the extension have to request the ballots by 5:00 p.m. tuesday. the state extended the deadline for returning those ballots to make sure all requests could be verified and votes could be counted. >>> plans are under way for a huge concert in new york city to help those affected by hurricane sandy. the event at madison square garden is dubbed 12-12-12 because it falls on december 12th of this year. it's being produced by the same company who did the city's 9/11 benefit. that concert included big names like paul mccartney, jay-z, and elton john. benefits will go to the robin hood relief fund, which will help victims in new york, new jersey, and connecticut. >>> st. andrew apostle catholic church in silver spring is just one of the many churches and schools collecti
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
in the city's history. but now that fight's over and construction is beginning soon. i'll have the story coming up. >>> israel and hamas are on the brink of war. attacks on both sides are escalating and claiming more civilian lives. but the israeli army is ready for a full ground invasion of the gaza strip. >> reporter: it's thursday night in gaza. very few people are out on the streets. it is an ominous sign of what could possibly happen in the coming days. what many people here fear could be a ground invasion or escalation of the ongoing israeli military operation on the territory. they've seen this in the past in 2008. israel carried out a ground invasion. there's growing concern that that may happen this time around as well. palestinian factions say that will not deter them, despite israel's claims to have destroyed rocket warehouses and munition depots. they are still capable of firing rockets deep into israel. today they were able to fire rockets into the suburbs of tel aviv. >> israel is prepared to take whatever action is necessary. to defend our people. >> reporter: meanwhile on
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 10:00pm EST
out of poles? >> reporter: in new york city gas rationing began today. cars with even numbered plates fill up on even numbered days. cars with odd numbered plates fill up on odd numbered days, an effort to ease long lines and short tempers. >> i think that made sense. it would have eased up and you wouldn't have had these long lines, people trying to fight for gas. >> reporter: housing is another growing concern. fema is trying to provide temporary shelter for 95,000 people. >> you wake up and you're okay and in a second it hits you all that's happened and you don't have a place of your own anymore are pretty devastating and you always think it's never going to be you and then it is. >> reporter: one thing there seems to be plenty of, generosity. a train filled with supplies is on its way from louisiana to new jersey tonight packed by a community that knows something about weathering mother nature's worst. >> all the images of new jersey were making them feel like everyone wanted to do something and so they started organizing an effort on facebook. >> reporter: the donations are be
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am EST
city mayor michael bloomberg urged residents of low-lying neighborhoods to leave. >> look at all this. >> that woman had a smile on her face. she was like i can't believe this. >> she had a smile on her face. >> she was like i can't believe what i'm doing. we had some showers overnight and even mixed with a little snow around here. picked autopsy you trace officially at reagan national so we've had our first flakes of the season. >> officially. >> just flakes. >> nothing to worry about shoveling around here today. we are looking -- we are trending towards better conditions later this afternoon. there is your satellite-radar. you can see our storm system still kind of roaring there off the southeast coast of massachusetts and rhode island. and we're on the back side of it. cloud cover will gradually dissipate. i think we'll get some clearing here by mid-morning and it should be a nice afternoon t will be a bit breezy and still cool for this time of year. our flow out of the north and west. we'll only see high temperatures in the low 50s. still work sunshine and temperatures about five
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
into effect in new york city and long island today. many gas stations do not have power to run the pumps. so still trying to clean up all these days later after that storm. >> they've seen it all. >> in the biggest area so to speak, new york and new jersey. >> it is rough. >> are they going to get a break. >> yeah, i mentioned a few minutes ago the weather pattern will do a flip. they won't be quite as warm as we are but all the snow will be melted in a couple of days. let's get to it and show you the storminess from yesterday is departed to the east. we are looking at a very quiet weather pat were here to start your day. ments a little chilly out there. temperatures overnight back into the 30s and low 40s from our region. definitely a jack the here to start your day. but later this afternoon, with bright sunshine, less wind and temperatures in the mid- to upper 50s, it should start to feel a lot better than it felt around here in days. we're still looking at this great weekend warm-up. we'll have more details in just a couple of minutes. 39 at reagan national. we lost four degree in the pas
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
. how the city is working to provide housing to veterans with no place else to go. >> a fuel crisis looms in areas hit hard by first sandy and now that nasty nor'easter. find out what's being done to protect a dwindling supply. >> yeah, a lot going on up there, will. the good news i guess for them, at least in the short term, is this weekend weather. no more nor'easter he is, we're talking lots of sunshine all unand down the east coast. we will have a sneak peek at aur weekend forecast and what we think is going on this evening. a live view of the jefferson. stay with us. fox news at five will come right back. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. spa r. >>> president obama plans to travel to new york next week following back-to-back storms in the northeast. some people got power on and lost it again. fox's david lee miller has the latest from the commune of sea bright, new jersey. >> reporter: folks frustrated and cold, unable to escape ot crisis of mother nature. gas rationing is a necessity righ
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
to be a problem. mayor saying only 25% of the gas stations are open to the cities, so beginning tomorrow, the city will begin a gas rationing plan. >> a message that is too early to know. they might be able to get the power back on for all those folks. >> reporter: in some areas, people just don't know yet. and in the area of long island, the utility company hopes that it will be back by thanksgiving, lesli. >> oh my goodness. boy, that is just really. i mean i don't have any words for that. we talk about the power outages and that really sort of crystallizes with what they are doing there. thank you. >> wow. topper. that's the reaction from all of it in here. do you know of any other stuff coming down the pike? >> no, they will be jumping for joy over the weekend, up in the new york area. but we still have winds to deal with as they pull away. look at the winds. they are still gusting up to 28 in boston. it is a pretty wide area. it's pretty big. 29 miles per hour wind gusts downtown. and in the ocean city. that's the good news. they will subside. and close in view. so the temperatures in the 50s
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm EST
appreciate your efforts no doing that. it's interesting, we're working and you have some large cities in this state but it's a very rural state as is arkansas and so many places that we represent. i mentioned the licensing and how it came up with the police. i know you are on the cutting edge of that. i think you had a summit. can you tell me a little bit about how that went and some of the sessions that you had in that area? >> i didn't understand your question. >> the credentialing, making it such that -- >> just like the veteran skills jobs act. as i said in my statement that if you're a hum vie driver in afghanistan dodging land mines then when you come home you ought to be able to be a truck driver. or if you're a medic you ought to be able to come home and not go through step one in being an e.m.t. i think you're working in the right direction and we're working in the right direction to make this better for our veterans and our service members when they come home. >> the congressman, the chairman mentioned what's on all of our minds, the backlog and stuff and how we can be helpf
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
hundreds of people to get down to 12 who city can be fair and impartial. this will be a very closely watched trial especially here on the campus. we saw today many people with deeply -- were deeply affected. on the bowie state campus, students remember that september night all too well. >> it was sad and scary. >> it stopped everything on campus. >> the images of domenik fraser -- dominique frasier being rushed from her door room. >> she was well liked. >> she of lifted everyone around her. >> it was homecoming week 2011 and in the dorm suite a share they were getting ready for a night out. music blared and frasier and alexis sims and began to argue. their feud when violent. it is alleged that simpson plunged a pair of scissors into frasier's neck. her trial begins after jury selection today. frasier's mother denise has called it a case of murder. >> prosecutors will argue that simpson was the aggressor and could have stayed in her room but charged frazier. simpson was released from h jail and her defense is calling the self-defense and she was bullied. on campus there seems little s
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
shortly after sandy ravaged new york city and crews were responding to thousands of calls. kerr apparently wasn't even home at the time. he was in albany. >>> no major concern about rhett roadways around our area. 41 degrees to get things started. tom kierein is here with our forecast. >> all i've got to say is whew, what a good thing it missed us. it's still spinning just south of nantucket. it's kind of slowing down and stalling out. actually, just in the last couple radar updates, looks like it may be drifting a little to the northwest. it has been pounding new jersey, new york, most of new england with heavy snow. many locations in connecticut have had ten, 11, 12 inches of snow, wind-driven with 60-mile-an-hour winds, and now thankfully the snow has ended. eastern long island and up into new england, they're still getting bands of heavy snow, that stretches all the way up into maine and eastern canada. this storm system is looking like a hurricane spinning away here. here's nantucket. it's just south of nantucket in martha's vineyard. there's cape cod. it does look like it may be tryi
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
interfered with the relief efforts underway after sandy. >>> in new york city leaders there are taking steps to reduce the gas lines. beginning today drivers with license plates ending with odd numbers can get fuel. tomorrow it will be people with even numbers that can fill up. only 25% of the gas stations are are open right now. >>> and getting to new york city by rail is still a challenge but amtrak is hoping to have three of its tunnels to new york's penn station back open by tonight. amtrak's goal is to restore all of its service and commuter rail in and out of the station by monday. >>> many of us here across the mid-atlantic are learning some pretty hard lessons after the superstorm. >> our own bruce leshan is living the nightmare, trying to rebuild after a tree nearly destroyed his home. he hopes it will help others. >> i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home. and i'm hoping what i've learned is going to help some other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of tulip poplars. but all around the neighborhood now, the chainsaws are buzzing, t
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
and in new york city. still snowing hard on long island into new england. many places in connecticut have nearly a foot of heavy, wet snow. it has been wind-driven. for us, reagan national, we had a little bit of flurry and sleet activity from about 10:00 last night until 1:00, 2:00 this morning. now all of that has pretty much ended. although we still have a few scattered sprinkles in prince george's county. now it's changed back to some sprinkles. a few of those scattered spri s sprinkles will be with us the next few hours. well above freezing, as we anticipated that the impact would be very small for us. it's just in the upper 30s to 40 all across northern virginia into maryland. a few isolated spots have dipped down to near freezing. should not have any travel problems here locally this morning. just a few flurries this morning. cloudy still around noontime. during the afternoon, ought to get some breaks in the clouds. i'll be back in ten minutes. danella is here with a look at our very early morning traffic. >> volume very, very light. not seeing any accidents right now. but seeing
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
tom, good morning. >>> visibility not too bad. that's a live view from our hd 4 city camera. we have rain in the metro area. heavier rain off to our west. all of this traveling along a front that came through, shifted our winds to the north and west. gusty winds around 9:00. 35 miles an hour. brought a lot of leaves down. streets, sidewalks covered in leaves, slippery and wet. we have rain advancing north and east, getting pockets of more moderate rain. here's the intensity scale. any time you get it in yellows and oranges, that's moderate. northern shenandoah valley into fauquier and northwestern prince william. it's traveling north and east. going to be moving right through the area. ahead of that, areas in the light blue in the 40s. greens in the 50s. northern part of eastern shore. the chilly area is going to be arriving there over the next few hours. it's cold farther west at or below freezing. much of west virginia and into the ohio valley where temperatures are right around 30 to the 20s in parts of michigan and indiana right now. that cold air coming in on a blustery nor
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
for you right now. a attitude 5.9 earthquake hit mexico. the quake was felt in mexico city even though it hit 100 miles to the southwest. to information on damage or injuries. we'll keep you updated as soon as we get that into the newsroom. >>> take a look at this video showing a dramatic crash in massachusetts this morning. a 56-year-old emergency room doctor faces dui charges. a traffic camera shows the woman speeding through a store parking lot, jumping the curb, and over the sidewalk, crashing her suv into a car stopped at a red light. the man in the car spent a few days in the hospital with cracked ribs. police arrested the doctor on the scene. she was wearing her scrubs at the time. she has another court hearing in january. >> software company founder john mcafee says he has nothing to do with the murder of his neighbor and he is hiding from police because he claims they want to kill him. mcafee is wanted for questioning in the death of his american neighbor last weekend in belize. in a telephone interview with the associated press mcafee says he's hiding unarmed accompanied but
FOX
Nov 10, 2012 10:30pm EST
that the 2% payroll tax cuts will end. >>> some people in new york city took up shovels and tools to help victims of super storm sandy. the volunteers got on buses at city hall and went to some of the hardest hit areas like staten island. they are sorting goods, checking on residents, delivering supplies. there are 36 diaster recovery centers in new york city with more to come. >>> while things are improving nearly two weeks after the storm, there are plenty of people who still do not have power. fox's peter doocey has more on why some are running out of patience. >> reporter: almost two weeks after super storm sandy passed through, some people are still without company. the largest company on long island, lipa now being blamed for poor preparation. >> i don't believe what they did was adequate. i don't believe it was right. part of it is the system design and part of it is just their performance and the fact that these utilities are a monopoly. >> reporter: government-owned lipa asked other utility companies for 700 workers to help them restore power but they ended needing 10,000. the co
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 7:00pm EST
that passport renewed in time for your trip. >> new york city is all but shut down. >> reporter: how about the next big storm? >> the weather guys will have to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meterologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will noaa be able to spend what it needs? >> satellite controlled navigation, that system won't be put in place. >> reporter: we could see slowdowns at some airports. >> the faa is going to have to take some controllers out of the towers. >> reporter: fuller says everybody will be inconvenienced but worse? >> just about everybody will see their tax goes up. >> reporter: people who work will see their payroll tax goes up and people who itemize won't be able to deduct child care expenses because congress hasn't continued those reductions and small businesses will lose money because of changes in the inheritance tax. >> we lose most of the jobs that have been added and we're back to the depths of the recession again. >> reporter: peggy fox, 9 news now. >> nobody wants to go back there. now the governor of virgini
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
continents around the world in 25 countries. in 25 cities including this city in washington, d.c. again, that's not a regime that you want to have, to have access to military nuclear capabilities. >> all of this talk about what to do with iran, of course, comes down to the relationship between your country and the united states. president obama and prime minister netanyahu talked today and i know the prime minister called the president. i want to show you the headlines the day after the election. these were around the world. netanyahu rushes to repair damage with obama. that was one. perceived tilt towards romney israeli leader must mend relationship with obama. in israel the prime minister is taking heat for a perceived support of romney. i guess the big question is can the relationship be mended? >> there was nothing to mend, erin. president obama has said that he has spent more hours in conversation with prime minister netanyahu than with any other foreign leader. they've had about ten meetings. i've been present at all those meetings. they've been friendly and open and very constructive.
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am PST
city. as the temperatures come up this morning, roads in midtown are already clear. but what a storm. 50-mile-per-hour to 70-mile-per-hour winds. 13 inches of snow coming from this thing. look at the top performers. these are the areas that picked up the most snow. oh, by the way. a quick look at the live shot from foxborough, massachusetts. inland areas are still dealing as we start to move northeast. here's the top performers collecting 13 inches, the highest total we could find. and certainly, the numbers step down from there. with that snow total, central park, 4.7 officially. that makes it the sixth snowiest november on record just with that snowstorm. take a look at where that snow seemed to be deposited, just inland. that top new jersey total is just about 30 miles, 15 to 30 miles off the shoreline of new jersey. inland areas really collecting the snow. the big concern is what was going to happen to the areas that had just been pounded by one storm and then get pounded by another? that's where we find our ginger zee on the rockaways in new york. >> reporter: good morning. i'm
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